Chikungunya virus spreading fast due to garbage heaps in Karachi

24 Dec, 2016 11:23 am

KARACHI (92 News) – The Chikungunya virus is spreading fast in Karachi due to the heaps of garbage present at various spots of the city.

The 100-day cleanliness movement of Sindh government has only remained limited to the claims. Garbage continues to accumulate in Malir area of Karachi.

This is causing an increase in the cases of Chikungunya virus.

Chikungunya is a viral disease transmitted to humans by infected mosquitoes.

The authorities have decided to take steps, including spray, to control the diseases.

A large number of people were affected by the disease in a few days in the city.

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